Mandarin Oriental Barcelona
At a Glance
Admire the incredible 360 degree panoramic views across Barcelona from the rooftop terrace and pool at Terrat
Moments restaurant is managed by a son and mother who has been awarded seven Michelin stars and offers the finest Catalan cuisine across the a la carte and tasting menus
Many rooms and suites have private balconies and terraces offering gorgeous views over the atmospheric Passeig de Gracia, with buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi and Pere Falques to name a few
The building used to be a bank and souvenirs of its former life are dotted around the hotel - the Banker's Bar ceiling is made from original safes from this period for a quirky addition
If guests become weary after a day of pounding the pavements there is no better place to refresh than at renowned podiatrist Bastien Gonzalez' Pedi:Mani:Cure studio
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The weather in Barcelona is pleasant during the majority of the year. Throughout the summer months, from July to September, the temperature is likely to be between 20 and 30°C, while the city and beaches are busy with tourists. May and June are some of the best months to visit Barcelona, as temperatures are around 20°C and the streets are quieter. During the winter months the temperature dips to an average of 10°C and rain is more likely.
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Mandarin Oriental Barcelona merges high-end style with classic luxury in the heart of cultural Barcelona. The decor is chic with ample space and exceptional dining, while the spa is the perfect place to unwind away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Located in the centre of Barcelona and within walking distance of the Gothic quarter, Mandarin Oriental Barcelona offers the perfect retreat in the heart of the city. With the city's main landmarks and attractions nearby, Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is the perfect base from which to explore Barcelona in the utmost style.
The 120 rooms and suites at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona are designed in a classic contemporary style with a neutral palette, ensuring each one feels bright and airy, while suites offer more dramatic and eye-catching touches. The majority of rooms and suites benefit from a private terrace or balcony, the ideal space for relaxing in after a busy day exploring the city.
Dining at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is an experience not to be missed. Moments restaurant is managed by the world's most awarded female chef, Carme Ruscalleda, and has two Michelin stars to its name thanks to its fresh and creative Catalan cuisine. The innovative menu incorporates seasonal ingredients and strives to provide a variety of healthy dishes. For a more casual experience, Blanc offers a variety of delicious dishes and an impressive dessert tray, while the rooftop Terrat offers light fare along with beautiful views of the city. In the evenings, head to Banker's Bar for a signature cocktail, much loved by guests and locals alike.
While Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is surrounded by the city's most iconic landmarks, it is also the perfect place to unwind after exploring all that Barcelona has to offer. The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is a peaceful haven at the heart of the city, with a range of holistic treatments, an Oriental steam room and 12-metre indoor pool.
There are 92 rooms and 28 suites at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona, each of which is designed to be contemporary and comfortable. All rooms are incredibly spacious and the majority also offer outdoor space in the form of a private terrace or balcony. Most bathrooms feature walk-in showers as well as separate bathtubs, while many suites offer double basins and luxurious amenities by Acqua Di Parma. Each suite benefits from a personalised butler service.
Children of all ages are welcome at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona. Special in-room amenities such as books, crayons and PlayStations are available on request, and baby cots are also available. There are several interconnecting room options, and children's menus are offered in the restaurants. Babysitting services are available on request with a minimum of 24 hours notice.
There are several dining options at Mandarin Oriental Barcelona. Moments has two Michelin stars and offers a fresh take on Catalan cuisine, while Blanc is the best spot for delectable seafood, paired with Jerez wines. With a more casual setting, Terrat is located on the roof terrace, and serves up authentic Peruvian cuisine courtesy of renowned chef Gaston Acurio. Hidden away from the city streets the Mimosa garden is the perfect place to relax with a delicious cocktail in hand, and Banker's Bar is a popular spot among both guests and locals.
Mandarin Oriental Barcelona has two pools - one with incredible views located on the rooftop terrace, and one indoor, in the peace and quiet of the spa. The spa also has an Oriental herbal steam room, fitness centre and treatment rooms offering a wide range of holistic therapies. Outside the hotel, Barcelona's most iconic sights are within walking distance, including the Gothic quarter, the Sagrada Familia and many of Gaudi's other fantastic creations.
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Located on Passeig de Gracia, the Mandarin Oriental is very close to everything, from shops to cafes to bars, you name it! Walking into the hotel, you enter the gorgeous lobby, immediately transcending to a place of clam and quiet, a difficult refuge to find in busy cities. The hotel boasts a beautiful mix of earth tones incorporating the eastern influence so as to strike the perfect balance between Barcelona and an Oriental twist. We enjoyed a glass of wine and dinner on the roof terrace and were taken aback by it's beauty. We got some of the most stunning sunset pictures of Barcelona on this terrace, which also featured a pool! Not only are the facilities incredible, but the Mandarin Oriental is a place where customer service reigns supreme, and guests are truly looked after.
Barcelona by bike
Explore the beautiful city of Barcelona on bike, one of the most popular ways to get around the city. With over 200 kilometres of bike lanes and your private guide leading the way, you can easily discover the highlights of Barcelona.
Cooking masterclass and markets of Barcelona
Immerse yourself in the world of Catalan and Spanish cuisines with a cooking masterclass alongside an expert chef. Head to the market to taste local specialities before returning to the kitchen to learn how to make dishes such as paella and gazpacho soup.
Gaudi in Barcelona
Learn about the fascinating works of modernist architect Antoni Gaudi, which are found throughout Barcelona. Explore the city with your private guide and admire these incredible masterpieces.
Medieval villages of Catalonia
Step back in time and discover the beautiful medieval villages of Catalonia, where traditional architecture still stands surrounded by incredible scenery.
Montserrat and wine tasting
Step back in time and discover the fascinating history of the Benedictine monastery at Montserrat, combining the spiritual hub of Catalonia with a fun tasting session at two of the region's fantastic wineries.
Tour of Girona and Figueres
Explore the Catalan cities of Girona and Figueres, packed with history, art and beautiful architecture. Learn about Salvador Dali in Figueres, his birthplace, before discovering the medieval history of Girona.
Tour of Montserrat
Head out of Barcelona with your private guide to visit Montserrat National Park, home to an ancient Benedictine Monastery nestled in the dramatic mountains.
Walking tour of Barcelona's Old Town
Discover the impressive architecture and winding streets of Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, the bustling heart of the city. Once a Roman city, the Gothic Quarter is now home to some of the city's most revered landmarks and beautiful medieval buildings.
Location & directions
Mandarin Oriental Barcelona is located on Passeig de Gracia, within easy reach of the city's main landmarks and attractions.
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